Since 2009, all meat sold in the U.S. included labels informing consumers where the animal was born, raised and slaughtered. But in late December, Congress repealed the law that requires Country of Origin Labeling, otherwise known as COOL. The next time you bite into steak, you may be unknowingly consuming an animal that was raised […]
Sacramento Voices correspondent Christina Martinez hit local meat departments to answer questions about the quality of the food we buy and eat — especially since Congress made it more difficult to know where that beef comes from. Her report, part of our series on food and health, follows.